Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:12:56 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make an Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Automatic-Night-Light/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:26:53 PST
Visualize data from sensors using Arduino + coolterm http://www.instructables.com/id/Visualize-data-from-sensors-using-Arduino-coolte/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:25:40 PDT
Easy as pie GPS datalogger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-As-Pie-GPS-Datalogger/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:55:38 PST
Inline Digital Hydrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Digital-Hydrometer/
Inline Digital Hydrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Many industrial processes require chemical analysis of a fluid and sometimes just knowing it's density is all that is necessary to know what it's main constituents are. This is particularly true in whiskey production, for example. Here, I am using a very accurate pressure sensor which is connected t...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:17:38 PST
Make an Simple Motion Sensor Relay Board (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Board-PIR/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:45:54 PDT
Super simple door alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-door-alarm/
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Mon, 26 Mar 2007 03:11:21 PDT
Battery Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Level-Indicator/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 09:42:02 PDT
Auto street light switch using ldr and ic 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-street-light-switch-using-ldr-and-ic-555/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:32:51 PST
How to make a continuity tester http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-continuity-tester/
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Tue, 2 Mar 2010 09:03:18 PST
Make one PM2.5/air quality monitor with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-one-PM25-monitor-with-Arduino-UNO/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:46:19 PST
Simplest Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Geiger-Counter/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 20:29:23 PDT
Arduino Motion Sensor Control Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Sensor-Control-Led-Light/
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 23:09:40 PDT
DIY Replacement Zeo Sleep Monitor Headband Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replacement-Zeo-Sleep-Monitor-Headband-Sensor/
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:46:03 PDT
Self-Powered Automatic Water Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Powered-Automatic-Water-Tap/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 07:29:16 PDT
Stairway LED lighting with IR trip sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-light-trip-sensor/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:18:03 PDT
MPU6050: Arduino 6 Axis Accelerometer + Gyro - GY 521 Test & 3D Simulation http://www.instructables.com/id/MPU6050-Arduino-6-Axis-Accelerometer-Gyro-GY-521-B/
MPU6050: Arduino 6 Axis Accelerometer + Gyro - GY 521 Test & 3D Simulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKZB/IIYWUFEX/FDOMKZBIIYWUFEX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKZB/IIYWUFEX/FDOMKZBIIYWUFEX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKZB/IIYWUFEX/FDOMKZBIIYWUFEX.SMALL.jpg HobbyTransform Are you looking to make your own quadcopter drone or RC plane with Arduino but don't know how to get the gyro working? Perhaps you already bought some 6 axis MPU6050 modules (on the GY-521 breakout boards) only to find out they weren't as simple to use as you thought? Try this out! You'll learn to...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 22:32:20 PST
Hack an HC SR04 to a 3 pin sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-HC-SR04-to-a-3-pin-sensor/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:56:07 PDT
Small Temperature and Lightness Sensor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Temperature-and-Lightness-Sensor-Shield/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:04:26 PDT
Hydroponic Greenhouse Monitoring and Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Greenhouse-Monitoring-and-Control-Syste/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 10:43:54 PDT
FSR Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/FSR-Tutorial/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 20:06:01 PDT
Air Pollution Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Pollution-Detector/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 22:57:03 PDT
Basics of Thermal Imaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Thermal-Imaging/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:39:07 PST
Temperature/Humidity Sensor + Arduino + LabVIEW Data Acquisition http://www.instructables.com/id/TemperatureHumidity-Sensor-Arduino-LabVIEW-Data-Ac/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:37:02 PST
DIY Force Sensitive Resistor (FSR) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Force-Sensitive-Resistor-FSR/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2008 18:18:29 PDT
DIY Touch Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Touch-Sensor/
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Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:34:20 PST
Arduino - Ultrasonic Sensor with LED's and buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Sensor-with-LEDs-and-buzzer/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 05:48:25 PST
Infrared Sensor Guided Arduino Controlled L293D Robot ( Part 2 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-L293D-Robot-Part-2-Infrared-Sensor/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 08:46:00 PDT
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Proximity-Sensor-Arduino-Compatible/
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SMALL.jpg xBacon Ever looked on Sparkfun or Adafruit for some cool robot parts, and saw those expensive IR and Ultrasonic proximity sensors? I have, and I really wanted one, but they're so expensive ($30-$40 or more) so I decided that I could make one myself with the parts I had on hand for way less. What I came up...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:40:23 PDT
Waterproof a LM35 Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-a-LM35-Temperature-Sensor/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2008 18:30:40 PDT
Smoke 'Detector' http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Detector/
Smoke 'Detector' - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/OZUO/HTX5KAWT/F3TOZUOHTX5KAWT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/OZUO/HTX5KAWT/F3TOZUOHTX5KAWT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/OZUO/HTX5KAWT/F3TOZUOHTX5KAWT.SMALL.jpg daryllukas This instructable explains how to make a simple smoke detector using and Arduino and a Carbon Monoxide Sensor. The sensor is one of the MQ series gas sensors. Check out the demo here. Featuring a solar charger kit from Voltaic Systems. The Parts and Tools This is a fairly simple project. You w...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:08:30 PDT
LM35 Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/LM35-Temperature-Sensor/
LM35 Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/N15A/HV2AIII5/FHCN15AHV2AIII5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/N15A/HV2AIII5/FHCN15AHV2AIII5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/N15A/HV2AIII5/FHCN15AHV2AIII5.SMALL.jpg innovativetom “Arduino can sense the environment by receiving input from a variety of sensors and can affect its surroundings by controlling lights, motors, and other actuators. The microcontroller on the board is programmed using the Arduino programming language”. Using the Arduino I will show you how to get the...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 20:16:05 PDT
Monitoring residential water usage by reading municipal water meter with Hall effect sensor + Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-residential-water-usage-by-reading-muni/
Monitoring residential water usage by reading municipal water meter with Hall effect sensor + Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/QN4Q/H673C1KE/F7YQN4QH673C1KE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/QN4Q/H673C1KE/F7YQN4QH673C1KE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/QN4Q/H673C1KE/F7YQN4QH673C1KE.SMALL.jpg Gregory0 If you'd like to monitor your water usage, as part of a DIY smart home automation and monitoring project, then this instructable might help you to achieve that goal. The solution described here is non-invasive, uses your existing municipal water meter, and the total project cost can be kept under $5...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:59:26 PDT
Industrial IoT Applications - External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Sensors-Charging-w-Android-USB-aka-Micro-/
Industrial IoT Applications - External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm **Update: The article below is from our legacy Android app! Valarm is Industrial IoT. We'll help you, your teams, and your business with Industrial IoT applications using Valarm Tools Cloud.We recommend using GSM, WiFi, or ethernet connector devices / sensors hubs with any sensors since they're much...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:15:54 PDT
Building a Capacitive Liquid Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Capacitive-Liquid-Sensor/
Building a Capacitive Liquid Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/AQCA/G2WLYDKE/FJ9AQCAG2WLYDKE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/AQCA/G2WLYDKE/FJ9AQCAG2WLYDKE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/AQCA/G2WLYDKE/FJ9AQCAG2WLYDKE.SMALL.jpg VadimS      A capacitive liquid sponsor relies on the fact the the capacitance or charge between 2 metal plates will change (in this case increase) depending on what material is between them.      This allows us to create a level sensor that is safe for use with any liquid, this one will be used in a buggy...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2009 18:18:20 PST
Dark Sensor with LDR, transistor and a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensor-with-LDR-transistor-and-a-LED/
Dark Sensor with LDR, transistor and a LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/AQUZ/HHS9SFL3/F7RAQUZHHS9SFL3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/AQUZ/HHS9SFL3/F7RAQUZHHS9SFL3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/AQUZ/HHS9SFL3/F7RAQUZHHS9SFL3.SMALL.jpg Ricardo Tech You wan't do a dark sensor with a LDR, one transistor and one LED and you don't know how to do it? In this small tutorial I will explain to you how you can do that even if you know only the basics of electronic. Parts you need: 1 Breadboard; 1 Power source of 12v; 1 Transistor (in this case we use...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:16:20 PDT
Simple Light Detector with Sensitivity Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Detector-with-Sensitivity-Control-No/
Simple Light Detector with Sensitivity Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IXR5/GU6PH4IC/FW2IXR5GU6PH4IC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IXR5/GU6PH4IC/FW2IXR5GU6PH4IC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IXR5/GU6PH4IC/FW2IXR5GU6PH4IC.SMALL.jpg WolfKodi Light detectors are one of the most popular sensor and they are commonly found in many real-world applications. They are widely used by electronic hobbyists and projects because they are practical and intriguing yet surprising easy to construct. This instructable will guide and show you how easy it ...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:04:32 PDT
How to Measure AC Current using Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino or other common Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-AC-Current-using-Hall-Effect-Sensor/
How to Measure AC Current using Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino or other common Microcontrollers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SMALL.jpg e024576 Please see a new simpler approach hereObjective: This Instructable shows how making an interface box that, when spliced into an extension cord, allows common microcontrollers like Arduino to measure AC current as a DC voltage signal proportional to AC current. My specific application is measuring r...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:22:38 PDT
Wiring a Dusk to Dawn Photocell Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-a-Dusk-to-Dawn-Photocell-Sensor/
Wiring a Dusk to Dawn Photocell Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/2LQ6/HMMF6LIH/FYZ2LQ6HMMF6LIH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/2LQ6/HMMF6LIH/FYZ2LQ6HMMF6LIH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/2LQ6/HMMF6LIH/FYZ2LQ6HMMF6LIH.SMALL.jpg graydog111 I bought a photocell sensor on eBay after learning Lowes, Home Depot, and Walmart were either out of stock on them or did not carry them.  No problem, I thought, 3 wires and it should come with instructions.  It arrived, but with no instructions except on the little plastic part (see second photo). ...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 06:25:06 PDT
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor/
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/4GS3/HWNUKSZK/FCL4GS3HWNUKSZK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/4GS3/HWNUKSZK/FCL4GS3HWNUKSZK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/4GS3/HWNUKSZK/FCL4GS3HWNUKSZK.SMALL.jpg innovativetom ***Edit***Please use resistors when connecting the LEDs to your Arduino!***Edit***In this instructable I will show you how to connect the an Arduino Nano and a moisture sensor. The information will then be displayed with 5 LEDs. This is very easy build and I would class it as a beginner project. ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:07:18 PDT
Environmental Alert System http://www.instructables.com/id/Environmental-Alert-System/
Environmental Alert System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8WCQ/ICBRYXTF/FHO8WCQICBRYXTF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8WCQ/ICBRYXTF/FHO8WCQICBRYXTF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8WCQ/ICBRYXTF/FHO8WCQICBRYXTF.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 What's that smell? It's noxious gas of course! If you're in an environment where there's a possibility of gaseous release of which you'd rather not breathe, why not build an automatic system for sensing and alerting you? The design for the Environmental Alert System is driven by my motivation to u...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:22:31 PDT
Metal Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Detector/
Metal Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/8NB7/IC0VG199/FMS8NB7IC0VG199.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/8NB7/IC0VG199/FMS8NB7IC0VG199.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/8NB7/IC0VG199/FMS8NB7IC0VG199.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Why not uncover the lost of treasures of bygone civilizations, (or perhaps forgotten goods from a beachside party) with your very own metal detector? In this Instructable, I'll show you how to build a metal detector that not only sounds when you've discovered something, but lights up as well! Usin...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:41:22 PDT
HestiaPi - Open Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/HestiaPi-Open-Smart-Thermostat/
HestiaPi - Open Smart Thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/RYMO/IAWCFJAD/F21RYMOIAWCFJAD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/RYMO/IAWCFJAD/F21RYMOIAWCFJAD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/RYMO/IAWCFJAD/F21RYMOIAWCFJAD.SMALL.jpg gulliverrr /* First instructable here, so be nice :) */Okay, there are too many open source home automations out there but whenever I tried to look into making any of these I ended up with a bitter taste because of one or a few of the following reasons: The software part was open but the hardwa...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:54:34 PDT
How to Build an E-waste Watering Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-E-waste-Watering-Can/
How to Build an E-waste Watering Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/J2RZ/IAKWII49/FDJJ2RZIAKWII49.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/J2RZ/IAKWII49/FDJJ2RZIAKWII49.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/J2RZ/IAKWII49/FDJJ2RZIAKWII49.SMALL.jpg SillyInventor This instructable came out of a project to teach a group of middle school students at RPI. Some of the work is available on the E-Waste Makerspace: http://e-wastetomakerspace.wikispaces.com/E-Waste+...The purpose of this lesson was to: Expose students to concepts of pollution, e-waste, re-use, botan...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 21:34:55 PDT
Ultrasonic distance meter with LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-distance-meter-with-LCD-display-on-Ardu/
Ultrasonic distance meter with LCD display on Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/LIRH/IA81MO8R/FY1LIRHIA81MO8R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/LIRH/IA81MO8R/FY1LIRHIA81MO8R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/LIRH/IA81MO8R/FY1LIRHIA81MO8R.SMALL.jpg techrm In this tutorial we are going to see a different use of the HC-SR04 ultrasonic module. This module is often used on robots and toy cars to locate obstacles but it can be used to measure distances as well. Distances measured by the HC-SR04 will be shown on our beloved LCD 16x2 display. Take a look at...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:01 PDT
PIR Motion Activated Audio Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-Activated-Audio-Switch/
PIR Motion Activated Audio Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/MHJS/I9YRR7KN/FGBMHJSI9YRR7KN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/MHJS/I9YRR7KN/FGBMHJSI9YRR7KN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/MHJS/I9YRR7KN/FGBMHJSI9YRR7KN.SMALL.jpg Dustin Rogers A friend of mine reached out on social media asking if anyone knew of a product that would play audio from a TV only when someone was watching it. She was wanting to put a looping video in a lobby, but didn't want the redundancy of the audio playing all day long. After searching for a while online f...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 22:31:46 PDT
Make An Simple Motion Sensor Light! (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Light-PIR/
Make An Simple Motion Sensor Light! (PIR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/AWCO/I9FGX83U/FHMAWCOI9FGX83U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/AWCO/I9FGX83U/FHMAWCOI9FGX83U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/AWCO/I9FGX83U/FHMAWCOI9FGX83U.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Make an Small & Simple Motion Sensing Light with Less Hassle and Less Components.A Beginner Could Also Make This.A Simple Understanding of how transistor works and knowledge of Anode and Cathode is only needed so Make it Tension Free!:)I Now Accept Custom Jobs too , Therefore if you have a Design in...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 02:28:19 PDT
Basic (Qualitative) Use of a Thermal Imager. http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Use-of-a-Thermal-Imager/
Basic (Qualitative) Use of a Thermal Imager. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/R0M1/IOEKJ57G/F47R0M1IOEKJ57G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/R0M1/IOEKJ57G/F47R0M1IOEKJ57G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/R0M1/IOEKJ57G/F47R0M1IOEKJ57G.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Ah! A thermal image of my morning cup of tea. That image shows heat emitted doesn't it? I took that image using my Seek Thermal XR camera. This an entry level microbolometer, or in lay person's terms: a thermal imager.I felt it necessary to post this instructable to let folks know some capabilities ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 05:34:31 PDT
Low cost WIFI temperature (DS18B20) data logger based on ESP8266 with connectivity to thingspeak.com http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-WIFI-temperature-data-logger-based-on-ESP/
Low cost WIFI temperature (DS18B20) data logger based on ESP8266 with connectivity to thingspeak.com - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F84/0AZ6/I4CMNUIA/F840AZ6I4CMNUIA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F84/0AZ6/I4CMNUIA/F840AZ6I4CMNUIA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F84/0AZ6/I4CMNUIA/F840AZ6I4CMNUIA.SMALL.jpg ok1cdj Temperature data logger based on ESP8266 and DS18B20 1-Wire temperature sensor.Just only $5 ESP-01 board and DS18B20 sensor.Software is written in LUA language and is running directly in ESP8266.No other MCU needed! Part list ESP-01 board - eBay DS18B20 Step down voltage converter min....
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:22:20 PST
Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Station/
Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/PAMH/I99R1UYX/F14PAMHI99R1UYX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/PAMH/I99R1UYX/F14PAMHI99R1UYX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/PAMH/I99R1UYX/F14PAMHI99R1UYX.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Take back the power of weather forecasting from your local weatherman and begin your own foray into the world of amateur meteorology and citizen science with your very own DIY weather station and data logger. In this Instructable, I'll show you how I designed and built a weather station around the I...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:06 PDT
Make the general dc motor into a load sensor using microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-general-dc-motor-into-a-load-sensor-using/
Make the general dc motor into a load sensor using microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/KFBE/I8BGIGS8/F2LKFBEI8BGIGS8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/KFBE/I8BGIGS8/F2LKFBEI8BGIGS8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/KFBE/I8BGIGS8/F2LKFBEI8BGIGS8.SMALL.jpg anirban63 this project is meant to read data for sensor. load on the motor is proportional to the change in the internal resistance of the motor. here a dc permanent magnet motor is taken and the values from potential divider circuit is obtained.. Theorey and things you need This project works on the pheno...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:45:31 PDT